To consider a report by the Overview and Scrutiny Panel (Service Support).
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A report by the Overview and Scrutiny Panel (Service Support) was submitted (a copy of which is appended in the Minute Book) which summarised the findings of a study by a Panel working group regarding the adoption of a Parish Charter in respect of the Council’s relationship with town and parish councils in the District.
In considering the
results of a questionnaire distributed to all town and parish councils on a
A number of
(a) that no further action be taken to develop a Parish Charter with the town and parish councils in Huntingdonshire at the present time for the reasons outlined in the report now submitted;
(b) that an explanation be given to the town and parish councils of the reasons for the Cabinet’s decision; and
(c) that the Head of Administration be requested to inform the Local Government Association of the Cabinet’s views on the devolution of service responsibility to parish councils.